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Wisconsin Planned Parenthood resumes abortions after ruling against 1840s abortion statute

Sep 15, 2023

By Daniel Payne, Joe Bukuras

Planned Parenthood said it made the decision to restore abortion services after “consultation with attorneys, physicians, partners, and other stakeholders.” Read more

The Wisconsin State Supreme Court courtroom in the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison.

Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear Catholic charity’s religious freedom case

Apr 20, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

A Catholic charity that was denied legal recognition as a religious organization will have its case heard by the Wisconsin... Read more

James Grein speaks at the Silence Stops Now rally in Baltimore, Nov. 13, 2018.

Alleged victim of Theodore McCarrick says ex-cardinal abused him for years

Apr 18, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The criminal complaint filed in Wisconsin this week against former cardinal Theodore McCarrick was revealed to have come from James... Read more

Theodore McCarrick

Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with sexual assault in Wisconsin

Apr 17, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been criminally charged with fourth-degree sexual assault in Wisconsin for an incident that allegedly occurred... Read more

A roll of I Voted stickers.

Wisconsin Supreme Court: Planned Parenthood-backed Protasiewicz wins 

Apr 5, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Janet Protasiewicz was declared victor in a contentious race that could tip the scales against the state’s current abortion ban.  Read more

St. Patrick's Church in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

Diocese responds after Wisconsin priest urges Catholics to vote against pro-abortion candidate 

Apr 3, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The Diocese of Madison clarified late last week that the Church does not endorse nor oppose specific political candidates. Read more


Tuesday’s Wisconsin Supreme Court election could determine future of state abortion ban

Mar 31, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Here’s what you need to know about the April 4 election, when voters will choose who will sit on the... Read more

View of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin located inside the Wisconsin State Capitol building in Madison.

Why does Wisconsin’s judicial race matter? Here’s why pro-lifers are concerned

Feb 23, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Voters in Wisconsin are one step closer to choosing a new state Supreme Court justice after a Feb. 21 statewide... Read more

The Wisconsin State Supreme Court courtroom in the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison.

Wisconsin judicial elections could affect future of state abortion ban, pro-lifers say

Feb 20, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Wisconsin voters are set to head to the polls Feb. 21 to vote for a new state Supreme Court justice... Read more


Catholic college official in hot seat for comments about allowing ‘students for choice’ club on campus

Sep 14, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Officials at Viterbo University in Wisconsin say the comments were taken out of context and that the school remains strongly... Read more

Pro-lifers rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2021.

Abortion ‘trigger laws’ in three states to take effect this week

Aug 23, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

“Trigger laws” banning most abortions with limited exceptions are set to take effect in three states — Texas, Idaho, and... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on the feast of Christ the King, Nov. 21, 2021.

Pope Francis prays for Wisconsin parade victims

Nov 23, 2021

By Courtney Mares

‘He commends the souls of those who died to Almighty God’s loving mercy.’ Read more

Catholics and others were injured, and at least four people killed, when a car drove through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Nov. 21.

After shocking Waukesha Christmas parade attack, Wis. Catholics grieve and pray

Nov 22, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholics in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha have responded with grief, prayer, and solidarity after an SUV drove into marchers... Read more

Catholics and others were injured, and at least four people killed, when a car drove through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Nov. 21.

Waukesha parade tragedy: Priest, Catholic schoolchildren hurt when SUV plows into marchers

Nov 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

Catholics, including a priest and schoolchildren, were confirmed to be among those injured in a deadly crash during a parade... Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse waits for the jury to enter the room to continue testifying during his trial at the Kenosha County Courthouse on November 10, 2021 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Rittenhouse is accused of shooting three demonstrators, killing two of them, during a night of unrest that erupted in Kenosha after a police officer shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back while being arrested in August 2020. Rittenhouse, from Antioch, Illinois, was 17 at the time of the shooting and armed with an assault rifle. He faces counts of felony homicide and felony attempted homicide.

Pray for and promote peace, Milwaukee archbishop says after Kyle Rittenhouse verdict

Nov 19, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Archbishop Jerome Listecki of Milwaukee is encouraging people to pray for and promote peace following the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse... Read more

Official Portrait of Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki in 2021.

Wisconsin bishops encourage vaccination while affirming conscience rights 

Aug 23, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The five bishops of Wisconsin on Friday issued a message encouraging vaccination against COVID-19, while maintaining that people ought not... Read more

Wisconsin Catholic school victorious in reopening case

Jun 14, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Wisconsin state supreme court ruled in favor of a Catholic school last week in its case against a local... Read more

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

In pushback against AG inquiry, Wisconsin Catholics cite decades of church vigilance against abuse

Jun 10, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee is citing decades of Catholic efforts to prevent sex abuse, along with judicial statements and reviews... Read more

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee

Milwaukee archdiocese refuses 'sealed' records to state abuse investigation

Jun 4, 2021

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee is refusing to turn over sealed records to a state investigation into clergy sex abuse. Read more

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Milwaukee archdiocese sues over pandemic prison ministry prohibition

May 7, 2021

By Autumn Jones

On Friday, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee against... Read more